Joan Mitchell's "Untitled 1953" and "Untitled 1979"

"Joan Mitchell's work is both abstract and emotionally precise. She had this idea that at certain moments, daily situations could be filled with a higher life. And it's that higher life that she was attempting to convey in her work." Patricia Albers, author of Joan Mitchell: Lady Painter, reflects on these two staggering works painted more than twenty years apart.

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